Mauve vs Fuchsia - What's the difference?

mauve | fuchsia |


As a noun mauve

is (historical) a bright purple synthetic dye.

As an adjective mauve

is having a pale purple colour.

As a proper noun fuchsia is

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mauve

English

(wikipedia mauve)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (historical) A bright purple synthetic dye.
  • The colour of this dye; a pale purple or violet colour.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • having a pale purple colour.
  • See also

    * ----

    fuchsia

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia'', of the ''Onagraceae family, shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers.
  • A purplish-red colour, the color of fuchsin, an aniline dye.
  • Quotations

    ; plant * 1922' : Drenched were the cold '''fuchsias , round pearls of dew lay on the flat nasturtium leaves. - , ''At The Bay (Selected Stories, Oxford World's Classics paperback 2002, 281)

    Synonyms

    * (colour) magenta

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Having a purplish-red colour.
  • See also

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